Director of Finance and Administration


Disability Rights Arkansas (DRA) is seeking a Director of Finance and Administration to provide leadership and direction on all fiscal and human resource operations undertaken by the agency. The Director of Finance and Administration provides direct supervision to DRA Financial Assistant; manages all fiscal functions of the agency on a day-by-day basis; and is a member of DRA’s Senior Management Team.

Duties and Knowledge: The candidate will be an individual with knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, grant funder reimbursement requirements and various legal mandates related to the human resources function. This position will manage all fiscal and human resource operations to assure conformance with professional standards; DRA policies and compliance with all relevant federal grant requirements. Experience with applying and/or working with federal grants preferred. Duties include developing the annual operation and program budget for the agency; monitoring adherence to approved agency budgets; overseeing the agency account payable and payroll functions; preparing financial statements/reports on a monthly basis; assuming responsibility of the agency’s cash management function; administering the agency’s employee benefit programs on an on-going basis; managing annual external audit and 990 for organization; and maintaining personnel records, managing new hire orientation and employee separation tasks.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or related field. Eight to 10 years’ experience in accounting, at least four of which were in a senior financial management role. CPA license encouraged but not required. Experience working in a nonprofit setting. Must be able to communicate complex financial information to non-finance audience. Previous supervisory skills. Experience working accounting software systems.

Excellent Benefits, including health, vision and dental insurance, paid sick and annual leave, and 403(b).

Qualified persons with disabilities and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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